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9/12/2016 Supreme Court throws out Oxted Residential’s appeal application
The Supreme Court has refused Oxted Residential leave to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision, which upheld the Council’s decision to adopt its Development Management policies and Community Infrastructure Levy.
9/12/2016 Reduce food waste with FSA Freezer Fairy this Christmas
Did you know wasting food costs the average household £470 a year?
8/12/2016 Parking review underway
A review of parking across the whole district is being carried out by Tandridge District Council, to make sure car parking arrangements are appropriate for the future. The review is covering off-street car parks, but will also identify on-street parking issues, working with Surrey County Council, the highways authority. 
8/12/2016 Temporary closure of Caterham Valley Library
Caterham Valley Library will be temporarily closed from 5pm on Saturday 10 December 2016 until 3 January 2017. The closure will allow the Citizens Advice Bureau to move into the building on the first floor.
7/12/2016 Keep your chickens safe from Avian Flu
Anyone who keeps poultry and captive birds is required to keep their birds indoors or take appropriate steps to keep them separate from wild birds for the next 30 days.
6/12/2016 Go cold turkey – no drink or drugs if you drive this season
Surrey police officers are advising road users to ‘Go cold turkey’ and not to drink or take drugs if driving. There is no safe limit for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. People are also reminded they may still be over the limit the following morning.
2/12/2016 Mental Health Safe Havens
Safe Havens provide out of hours help and support to people and their carers who are experiencing a mental health crisis or emotional distress.
2/12/2016 Prepare for colder weather
Now temperatures are dropping, here's how you can stay well during cold, ice and snow spells this winter.
2/12/2016 Interested in becoming a councillor?
Would you like to get involved in improving services for your community and making a difference to the lives of local residents? With county council elections taking place next year, now could be your chance. 
2/12/2016 Sale of surplus land agreed to fund more council homes
Last night’s Housing Committee agreed to the sale of a surplus piece of housing land at Springfield, Oxted. The receipt from the sale will help fund more homes as part of the Council’s house building programme. 
2/12/2016 Next phase of the council house building programme
Last night’s Housing Committee agreed to add another two sites to the Council’s house building programme – one at Meadway, Warlingham and one at Barnfield Way, Hurst Green.
1/12/2016 Three national newspapers apologise for getting the story wrong
Three national newspapers have apologised to Tandridge District Council for making unsubstantiated and damaging claims about its reasons for removing the tunnel at Mint Walk play area in Warlingham earlier this year. False reports were published by the Mail Online, and and all three have additionally amended or removed their online stories. 
30/11/2016 New £35,000 equipment for Mint Walk play area, Warlingham
Based on the findings of a consultation with local residents, a new £35,000 piece of equipment has been chosen for the Mint Walk play area in Warlingham, featuring a playhouse, net tunnel, slides and a climbing post. All of these were identified by users as what they would most like to see in the park.
25/11/2016 Still time to comment on the Local Plan: Sites Consultation
There are still over four weeks left for residents to comment on the Local Plan: Sites Consultation, which gives residents an opportunity to comment on sites being assessed as part of the creation of a new Local Plan. The eight week Sites Consultation started on Friday 4 November and will end on Friday 30 December.
21/11/2016 Join our Snow Angels
Tandridge District Council is looking for more Snow Angels to join its network of volunteers who help clear pavements around key areas when it snows.
21/11/2016 Get festive at the Love Oxted Christmas Festival - Sat 26 November
Oxted is kicking off the festive seasion by taking over the town centre on Saturday 26 November with the new Oxted Christmas Festival. The family friendly celebration will include a local produce market, a French market and entertainment. Santa Claus will arrive on a spectacular cream and gold land train, which will then take visitors on free rides.